[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.3.49

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Apr 29 15:37:17 CEST 2006


Prakash Punnoor wrote:
> Am Samstag April 29 2006 13:57 schrieb Klaus Schmidinger:
>> Prakash Punnoor wrote:
>>> Am Samstag April 29 2006 12:38 schrieb Prakash Punnoor:
>>>> attached patch fixes that vdr (the executable and the static lib libpsi)
>>>> get compiled with fPIC. Only shared libs need PIC, thus add this flag
>>>> only when building plug-ins. Furthermore I added -g and -Wall to CFLAGS,
>>>> as well, because of reasons of symmetry.
>> Did I miss this posting?
> 
> Don't know. Should be posted to the list.

Did anybody else receive that posting?
If so, can you please forward a copy to me?

>>> Updated patch: I forgot to add -g -Wall to Make.conf.template...
>>> ...
>> Too late for version 1.4.0 - will look into this later.
>>
>> Or does this patch fix an actual problem?
> 
> Well, I don't think compiling too much code as PIC will cause problems (apart 
> from (minor) possible performance lost), nevertheless it is unneeded.

Is that "compile time" or "runtime" performance?

Apparently PIC is only available on special processors, especially
*not* Intel, so I can't test this myself.

Let's wait with this until after version 1.4.

Klaus



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